Tag: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Leftovers Allergy-Free Style

How about some creative Black Friday feeding? What’s an allergic boy or girl to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Here’s some tips: Gobble Gobble! Turkey Tacos: Place shredded turkey inside a Food for Life brown rice tortilla (sold at Whole Foods stores). Mexican food marts often sell tortillas made only with corn flour (sans... Read more »

Surviving the holidays if you have a potato allergy

Do you need to carb-load to survive Black Friday? Do you miss mashed potatoes on your Thanksgiving table? Not to worry I have some tips for you. While potato allergies are not in the top 8 (the top 8 food allergies being: wheat, fish, shellfish, soy, milk, eggs, treenuts and peanuts) they still exist. While... Read more »

Thanksgiving Tips for Eating Out

My family is eating out this year and I face the challenge of figuring out what the *&%# am I going to eat? I’m not just gluten or simply dairy free but my Thanksgiving dinner needs to be free of eggs, soy, kidney beans, yeast, and oysters and of also wheat and dairy.  If you... Read more »

Gluten Free Butterball Gravy Exists

I thought it was a myth at first, like the Loch Ness Monster, but apparently it does exist. Just in time for Thanksgiving, Butterball is giving gluten the bird. Ohh! I know I just couldn’t help myself to that pun. I guess mainstream companies are catching up. This shouldn’t be much of a surprise since... Read more »

Play with Food: Tweets and More

Kim Hopkins, a.k.a the Food Allergy Coach has a great holiday cordial recipe which makes for a delightful hostess gift. I will be featuring the topic of allergy free drinking in the near future. Tis the season! The Food Allergy Coach helps individuals, families, schools and businesses to understand food allergies “one bite at a... Read more »

Thanksgiving pumpkin chocolate chip bars

In our high-tech world nothing is more appreciated than something homemade. I’m going to an early Thanksgiving pot-luck and I’m making Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars. This dessert has mass appeal. Those who are lactose intolerant will like it because its dairy-free. Vegans will like it because there is no dairy. Chocolate lovers will appreciate the... Read more »

The Holiday "Milks" are Here!

For those allergic to milk, soy milk is a lifesaver. All the yummy holiday soy milks have hit the shelves just in time for Thanksgiving. Its fun to see grown ups jump up and down in the “alternative milk” isle at Whole Foods.  Here are some tasty products out there. If you have a soy... Read more »

Thanksgiving Allergy-free style

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. I have to say I am grateful to all the allergy free markets and producers. Food allergy cuisine is a lot better than it used to be! To further keep the EpiPens at bay, I have a few helpful hints dish by dish. Stuffing is a big no-no... Read more »